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alcohol idiosyncratic intoxication

A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience in Pathology
Impairment at one dr: Alcohol causes impairment at even one drink. Intoxication occurs with varying amounts depending on body size, gender, and chronicity of alcohol intak ... Read More

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A 59-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Drescher
48 years experience in Psychiatry
Drunkeness... and: Beyond being drunk, high levels of blood alcohol can poison many body systems and symptoms can be manifold up to and including death.
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Wartenberg
48 years experience in Addiction Medicine
When you pass out: And slow down your breathing, it moves from intoxication (which actually means poisoning) to true alcohol poisoning. Please don't do this.
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stuart Wasser
34 years experience in Addiction Medicine
See below : Any reduction of brain function secondary to the presence of alcohol is intoxication. Legally intoxication is at a blood alcohol level of 0.080%.
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anthony Vertino
22 years experience in Clinical Psychology
They're the same: Every hangover you get is actually the symptoms of alcohol poisoning. So whenever you have a hangover, you are actually recovering from alcohol poison ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stuart Wasser
34 years experience in Addiction Medicine
Semantics: If you are worse off secondary to acute alcohol ingestion, its poisoning.
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Miller
50 years experience in Rheumatology
Drunk: Being drunk with alcohol is clearly a sign of poor judgement, leading to activities that one would not ordinarily do, such as operate a car, machiner ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Wartenberg
48 years experience in Addiction Medicine
Not similar: The amount of nicotine in tobacco is not enough to cause true nicotine intoxication, except when small children are exposed, usually by ingesting it. ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shabbir Hossain
15 years experience in Internal Medicine
Simple answer: I'm not saying this to be a smart arse, but alcohol causes alcohol intoxication. I wouldn't even think of driving if you're planning to drink. You're ... Read More
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience in Psychiatry
Alcohol intoxication: This depends on the level of alcohol in the blood. At less than 100 mg/dl level, there is impaired coordination & euphoria. At higher levels, there is ... Read More
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